Price cap on gas in Europe is a complex issue and potentially very costly
European lawmakers demand action to rein in gas prices, and the EU Commission has drafted a plan. However, gas prices constitute tricky puzzle: No matter how it’s approached, Europe faces an energy shortage in the next six months. The only way to help consumers is through aid, but this is a potentially costly and dangerous path, says analyst.
BY LOUISE WENDT JENSEN, TRANSLATED BY CHRISTOFFER ØSTERGAARD
The intensity of the energy crisis and high gas prices has mounted – as has the pressure from companies and consumers alike on European lawmakers to take action.
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